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Lot 12  |  Live Auction Package

Lot 12: Press Fave v. Winemaker Fave

Compare the lauded 2016 “press fave” Pinot Noir side by side with winemaker’s personal faves in this 36 bottle collection from six vintners.

LIVE AUCTION
Lots Open Friday, November 13 at 8am PST
Bidding Closes Sunday, November 15 at 8pm PST

This Package Includes:

Press Faves
  • Three bottles of 2016 LAVINEA Elton Vineyards Pinot Noir  (93 points – Wine Spectator)
  • Three bottles of 2016 Walter Scott Eola-Amity Hills Dubay
    Vineyard Pinot Noir  (94 points – Wine & Spirits Magazine)
  • Three bottles of 2016 Bergström Wines Bergström Vineyard Pinot Noir (94 points – Wine Spectator)
  • Three bottles of 2016 Sokol Blosser Orchard Block Pinot Noir  (92 points – Wine Enthusiast)
  • Three bottles of 2016 J.K. Carriere St. Dolores Estate Pinot Noir  (90 points – Wine Spectator)
  • Three bottles of 2016 Lingua Franca Estate Pinot Noir (93 points – Wine Spectator)
Winemaker Faves
  • Three bottles of 2017 LAVINEA Elton Vineyards Pinot Noir  (93 points – Wine Spectator)
  • Three bottles of 2018 Walter Scott Eola-Amity Hills Sojeau
    Vineyard Pinot Noir  (96 points – Wine & Spirits Magazine)
  • Three bottles of 2012 Bergström Wines Bergström Vineyard Pinot Noir (94 points – Stephen Tanzer)
  • Three bottles of 2016 Sokol Blosser Sparkling Rosé of Pinot Noir
  • Three bottles of 2016 J.K. Carriere Gemini Vineyard Pinot Noir  (93 points -Vinous)
  • Three bottles of 2017 Lingua Franca Mimi’s Mind Pinot Noir (93 points – Wine Spectator)
TASTING EXPERIENCES
  • Virtual or in-person tasting in McMinnville for six people with LAVINEA owner Greg Ralston
  • Virtual tasting with Walter Scott winemaker Ken Pahlow
  • Virtual tasting with Bergström Wines winemaker Josh Bergström
  • Virtual tasting with Sokol Blosser Winery’s Alex or Alison Sokol Blosser
  • Virtual tasting with J.K. Carriere winemaker Jim Prosser
  • Virtual tasting with Lingua Franca winemaker Thomas Savre

Stock your cellar with an incredible selection of wines from across the Willamette Valley, comprised of top-rated press favorites along with each winemakers’ personal favorite creations, and speak with the winemakers themselves during your own private virtual tastings.

The wines featured in this package showcase press favorites from the 2016 vintage, an extraordinary vintage across the Willamette Valley. The winemaker-selected wines showcase various vintages to highlight the breadth and depth of Oregon wine. In addition to the assortment of wines, the winning bidder will unlock access to a private virtual tasting with each of the contributing winemakers, granting direct access to the men and women behind these exceptional wines. Prepare your glasses and your questions, and toast the creators from afar! As the package is comprised of multiple bottles of each wine, you can keep all the wine for yourself, or bid on this unique offering collectively with friends and family.

Package Notes: Virtual tasting experiences to be scheduled on mutually agreed upon dates.

Donated by: Bergström Wines, J.K. Carriere, LAVINEA, Lingua Franca, Sokol Blosser Winery, and Walter Scott Wines

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